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simple small batch guacamole

a recipe by
Carolyn Haas
Whitewater, WI

I love guacamole but I hate having left-overs. No matter what trick you use to keep it fresh, it is never as good as when it was freshly made. This is my attempt to make a small enough batch to be eaten right away.

serves 2
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For simple small batch guacamole

  • 1
    avocado, ripe
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 - 1 Tbsp
    cilantro, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, finely minced (optional)
  • garlic powder or salt, to taste (optional)

How To Make simple small batch guacamole

  • 1
    Cut in half, discard seed and scoop avocado into small bowl. Mash with fork to desired consistance.
  • 2
    Add lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño and salt and stir together. Serve with tortilla chips.
  • 3
    Optionally - either add onion to the guac or replace the jalapeño with the onion. Add garlic to taste, if desired.